Regan Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Regan, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Ríagáin ‘descendant of Riagán’, a personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps akin to ríodhgach ‘impulsive’, ‘furious’. See also Ryan.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: O'regan, Rogan, Cregan, Egan, Fegan, Logan, Drugan, Regen, Rega

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Regan Family Origin

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Regan Family Occupations

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  • Labourer

    11%
  • Charwoman

    2%
  • General Laborer

    2%
  • Laundress

    2%

In 1881, the most common Regan occupation in the UK was Labourer. 11% of Regan's were Labourers. Labourer, Charwoman and General Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Regan. A less common occupation for the Regan family was Laundress.

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Regan Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Regan life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Regan in 1940 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Regan

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